Baltimore and Ohio Railroad collection
This collection contains documents related to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The majority of documents in this collection relate to the creation of the Northwestern Virginia Railroad.
- Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
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0.8 Linear Feet (2 full Hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection is divided in six series based on content or document type. The series include correspondence, finances, financial statements, Northwestern Virginia Company, press releases, and addresses. The documents are organized chronologically.
Scope and Contents
The collection contains documents related to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The earlier documents primarily discuss the creation of the Northwestern Virginia Railroad. The letters from the 1850’s discuss purchasing bonds and securing loans to buy a controlling stake in the railroad. The documents from the 1920’s and 30’s relate to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company’s financial status, including financial statements, letters to stockholders, and addresses given by Daniel Willard and John Cornwell.
- Guide to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad collection
- Under Revision
- Lara Westwood
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- 2020-03-17: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Micah Connor.